Same old ruthless Crusaders.
Back after two years away and Liam Squire admitted it was great to get out on the field.
Central and local government are in discussions about the land where the Forbury Park Trotting Club sits and announcements about its fate will be made in the next few weeks.
The Crusaders have made an emphatic start to the Super Rugby Aotearoa season, with a 26-13 win over the Highlanders in Dunedin.
The Highlanders were a new breed last year. They are a new breed again this year.
For most, 2020 was a year to forget.
Bryn Evans has gone from one melting pot to another.
Irish lock Jack Regan has survived a pandemic and taken an opportunity with both hands, earning a start for the Highlanders tomorrow night.
The Crusaders will again start as favourites for Super Rugby Aotearoa which starts tomorrow, while the Hurricanes have plenty of muscle but may be weak in a couple of areas.
The premier club season will start on April 10 and finish on July 31, knocking out the Otago representative players from the business end of the season.
The Highlanders have named Josh Ioane and Liam Squire on the bench for their season opener against the Crusaders in Dunedin on Friday night.
Super Rugby Aotearoa kicks off this Friday night — a month later than last year. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn looks at the chances of the Blues and the Chiefs.
Devon Conway — glad he did not go home to South Africa last winter.
The pre-season is over - thoughts and minds now turn to the real business in Super Rugby Aotearoa.
Daylight was second at the South Island strokeplay championships at St Clair Golf Club yesterday.
The Highlanders came home like a bullet train to easily beat the Hurricanes in Alexandra last night.
Highlanders coach Tony Brown admits he has selection issues for next week’s opening game, but they are good ones.
Thanks to Covid-19, this year's Halberg Awards will be a celebration of the past decade. Sports editor Steve Hepburn picks his winners.
The Highlanders will want to make the most of their one and only true hit-out when they take on the Hurricanes in Alexandra today.
It was touch and go there for a while but it now appears all the ducks are in a row at St Clair Golf Club this weekend.